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EarthCam & Panasonic Partner to Stream Live the 2003 KWN Awards Ceremony

EarthCam To Offer Live Streaming Video With Audio in Multi-Bit Rate Format


New York, May 5, 2003 -- "> – EarthCam (, experts in webcam technology and a leader in webcasting premier events, is pleased to announce that it will partner with Panasonic to stream the 2003 Kid Witness News “New Vision” Awards Ceremony ( The 2003 ceremony, scheduled to take place at The Museum of Television & Radio on May 5th beginning at 1:15pm eastern time, marks the 4th consecutive year that EarthCam and Panasonic have joined together to produce this event live on the Internet.

Featured on the home page of the Panasonic website (, visitors to the Panasonic Kid Witness News Online site will find links to view the live event, as well as a link to view an archive of the 2002 ceremony. Available exclusively in Microsoft Windows Media format, viewers will have the opportunity to see the streaming video with audio in 56k, 100k and 300k depending on the speed of their broadband connection.

The 2003 Kid Witness News “New Vision” Awards Ceremony recognizes the outstanding video achievements of young students as they present "The World Through Their Eyes". The “best of the best” videos are reviewed by a panel of judges that includes educators, broadcasters, scientists, journalists, entertainers and industry leaders. Winners from across the U.S. are invited by Panasonic to the New York area to participate in a weekend of activities to celebrate their accomplishments in videography, and to receive their honors at the prestigious New Vision Awards Ceremony.

Visit EarthCam to see the 2003 Kid Witness News “New Vision” Awards Ceremony LIVE, along with many other great events, at

EarthCam is the recognized leader in providing live streaming video webcam solutions to businesses. Commencing in 1996, EarthCam began developing the proprietary software, network infrastructure and technical expertise which now allows it to deliver millions of live images to thousands of users each day. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live images for it’s corporate clients. Partners include: Yahoo!, Intel, MSN, ESPN,, and As the premier provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts events such as Daytona 500, Mardi Gras, Halloween, New Year’s Eve and the past four Super Bowls for the NFL. is EarthCam’s full-service e-commerce site dedicated solely to providing webcam solutions. Visit EarthCam at


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